parastomal hernia


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parastomal hernia

A hernia in the abdominal wall adjacent to a constructed stoma, e.g., a colostomy or iliostomy.
See also: hernia
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Low albuminemia was associated with a higher risk of parastomal hernia (45), mortality within 90d after RC (47-50), a longer hospital stay or re-admission before 90d after RC (48) and a higher prevalence of complications after RC (48).
Recommendation: Patients presenting with a parastomal hernia should
Figure 19: Parastomal Hernia Implants, Canada, Revenue ($ mn) by Source, Forecast, 2008-2013 38
Parastomal hernia is a frequent complication in patients with stomas, especially in the presence of obesity, corticosteroid use, wound infection, chronic cough and abdominal distention.